East Bay/Oakland office market reports

Q1 2022: Covid will remain a fact of daily life for the foreseeable future, but the drive to normalcy is positively affecting the office market. Current tenant requirements and investment opportunities are positioning this market for a steady recovery this year.

The much-anticipated return to office during the first quarter was sluggish. The stop-start nature of decision making caused tenants to re-evaluate their plans repeatedly.

- 47 ksf

Net absorption 

While demand has been slowly growing toward pre-pandemic levels, current leasing could not grow occupancy amongst vacancy additions.

26.4m sf


The development pipeline for Oakland office is abundant but currently there are no new office projects are under construction.



Vacancy has been above 17.2% during the last five quarters.

5.0 msf


Tenants have a variety of space options to relocate or upgrade to quality.


Direct asking rates

Direct asking rents saw minimal growth since the fourth quarter of 2021.


Capital markets

Sales volume rebounded from $24M reported during the fourth quarter of 2021.

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